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Re: [HTCondor-users] condor_ssh_to_job

On 08/22/2013 12:16 PM, Gabriel Mateescu wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 10:06 AM, Dimitri Maziuk <dmaziuk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 08/22/2013 08:47 AM, Rich Pieri wrote:
>> ...
>> My point was, if your job runs as nobody, the hoops you need to jump
>> through in order to ssh_to_job are not limited to /etc/shells. In fact,
>> it's may be worth adding a check to ssh_to_job: if job's euid == nobody
>> then echo "This won't work" and die. Because these days it most likely
>> won't.
> That would be too drastic. However,
> a more specific error message when
> the job runs as nobody, e.g., "make
> sure user nobody has a valid shell"
> could help.

As I was saying: even if it did (which it shouldn't), *it still won't
work* on [at least] RedHat family of linux distros. Not without also
reconfiguring a bunch of other things.

Dimitri Maziuk
BioMagResBank, UW-Madison -- http://www.bmrb.wisc.edu

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